Meet Rushika Fernandopulle MD Co-founder/CEO iora Health

by Fred Goldstein and Gregg Masters

This week on PopHealth Week, in our continuing focus on primary care and population health we are pleased to welcome Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, the Co-Founder and CEO of iora health a growing and disruptive force in the direct practice (including membership and retainer practice medicine) market.rushika pose

Rushika has spent more than ten years involved in efforts to improve the quality of healthcare delivered to patients.  He was the first Executive Director of the Harvard Interfaculty Program for Health Systems Improvement, and served as Managing Director of the Advisory Board Company. He serves on the faculty and earned his AB, MD, and MPP from Harvard University and completed his clinical training at the Massachusetts General Hospital.iora health value prop

iora health believes that better health care starts with primary care. The foundation of their practice philosophy and delivery system infrastructure is built upon three core principles:

  • Payment Focused on Outcomes
  • Patient at the Center; and
  • Technologies that Enable Care

One of iora Health‘s goals is to empower the individual and they utilize care teams and health coaches as the connection.  iora health also places a focus on integrating behavioral health. Rushinka Fernandopulle MD Population Health Colloquium 2015

Join Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle as our guest on PopHealth Week and learn more about this growing and innovative primary care model.

For a previous interview courtesy of our colleague Douglas Goldstein (@efuturist) with Fernandopulle MD sourced from the Population Health Colloquium 2015 organized by the Jefferson College of Population Health (@JeffersonJCPH), click here.

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